Create a New Virtual with Hyper-V

The simplest way to create a virtual using Hyper-V and Windows 2008r2 SP1 and its Dynamic Memory feature.

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Now let’s modify the dynamic memory features to allow the virtual to take advantage of the new Dynamic Memory allowed by 2008r2 SP1.

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Something else important when it comes to BigFix, is the number of cores utilized when working with virtuals.  In my test lab, I don’t expect to have any more than 100 endpoints, with the typical average hovering around 60-75.  With this in mind a simple setting of 4 cores is probably overkill however I don’t like to limit my virtuals and end up waiting.

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That’s it, glad you dropped by… leave your comments and questions in the comments section below!

Show Hidden Network Connection in your virtual machine (via Zeros & Ones)

When you change VM configuration file or copy the VHD file you may face problem that IP you enterned for the new connection is already assigned. That is because the VM has the old NIC but hidden. To work around this behavior and display devices when you click Show hidden devices: Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Command Prompt. At a command prompt, type the following command , and then press ENTER: set devm … Read More

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